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Posts Categorized: Spousal Support

Recent Case re: Attribution of Income for Child Support and Alimony

Posted on May 16th, 2017

Alimony and child support determinations are often a hotly contested area within a divorce. Massachusetts has statutes and guidelines in place to help determine these amounts focusing on percentages of income that a party should have to pay. But what happens when a party loses their job? What if they voluntarily leave their current job and decide not to work,… READ MORE

Six Tips for Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer

Posted on February 4th, 2017

Selecting the right divorce law firm may be one of the most important decisions you will make in your life, if you have the unfortunate circumstance of going through a divorce.  This guide is intended to provide in-depth instructions for locating, interviewing, and ultimately hiring the right divorce lawyer for your case.  There are thousands of lawyers in Massachusetts that practice… READ MORE

Alimony Duration – What Happens if Parties Marry Twice?

Posted on June 21st, 2016

The Recent Case of Marriage of Kareores Provides Direction for Family Court Judges In the 2016 case ELLEN DUFF-KAREORES vs. CHRISTOPHER KAREORES, the Supreme Judicial Court just published its holding that a family court judge may consider a parties’ first marriage, any cohabitation period between the first and second marriage, and the duration of the second marriage when considering the… READ MORE

Divorce Magazine Publication No. 1 – What to do when your spouse provides misleading financial disclosures?

Posted on April 10th, 2015

Divorce and Disclosure Laws in Boston – Family Law Attorneys When Financial Statements in Divorce are Fraudulent, Misleading or Incomplete In a vast number of divorce cases in Massachusetts, one party provides a financial statement to the other party and the Probate & Family Court that is misleading, incomplete, or downright fraudulent. Financial statements are required by every party in… READ MORE

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